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Suspect on the run after deadly double shooting in Memphis

Officers with the Memphis Police Department are searching for information after a deadly double shooting.

  Cracking down on domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

Collierville teacher denied parole in attempted murder of wife

Crittenden Co. authorities recover body of murder suspect who jumped into lake and never resurfaced

Suspect wanted in fatal Helena-West Helena weekend shooting

Suspect on the run after deadly shooting in Memphis

Amber Alert canceled for 1-year-old Ohio boy

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Police searching for suspect in deadly North Memphis shooting

SCSO: 1 killed, 1 injured after vehicle crashes into tree

Discovery of meth, foot long alligator leads to man’s arrest

Teen found after family says she could be kidnapped

Suspect on the run after overnight triple shooting in Oakhaven

Suspect on the run after Westhaven shooting

Police investigating double shooting near Nutbush

A shooting near Nutbush left two people critically injured Wednesday night.

1 killed, 1 injured in Raleigh shooting

Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting in Raleigh.

Police searching for suspect in Whitehaven shooting

Memphis police are looking for the man responsible for shooting another man in Whitehaven Wednesday afternoon.

  Officer injured in Forrest City Walmart shooting released from hospital

After spending 36 days in the hospital, Detective Eugene Watlington was released from Regional One in Memphis and welcomed home with a heartwarming salute.

  Suspect crashes through showroom doors of West Memphis car dealership

Man in critical condition following shooting near Millbranch Road

  Shelby County inmates isolated, undergoing testing for coronavirus

  Police arrest man accused of shooting 3 people, including 4-year-old child

Tenn. attorney general investigates reports of price gouging during COVID-19 crisis

Juvenile Court of Memphis, Shelby County suspending in-person court proceedings

  3 charged in fatal shooting of 9-year-old boy

Police have charged three people in connection with the shooting death of a 9-year-old boy.

Man charged in connection with deadly Whitehaven shooting

Police have charged a man in connection with a deadly shooting in Whitehaven.

Police investigating sanitation worker’s death

Memphis police are investigating after a city sanitation worker died on the job Friday.

13-year-old boy, 26-year-old man charged in fatal northeast Memphis shooting

A 13-year-old boy and a 26-year-old man are each facing charges of negligent homicide following the shooting death of a juvenile in northeast Memphis Friday evening.

  Boy shot, killed in northeast Memphis

Memphis police are investigating after a juvenile was shot and killed Friday evening.

MPD investigating fatal overnight shooting in Whitehaven

Memphis Police Department is looking for a suspect involved in a fatal shooting in a Whitehaven neighborhood overnight.

3 adults, 2 juveniles critically injured in Raleigh crash

Memphis police are investigating after a two-vehicle crash left five people seriously hurt Thursday evening in Raleigh.

Inmate found dead during security check at MSP

The Mississippi Department of Corrections says a 42-year-old inmate was found unresponsive Thursday afternoon during a security check at the Mississippi State Penitentiary’s Unit 30.

  Tenn. officials confirm remains found to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell

Wednesday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the remains found by investigators last week were missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.

  No charges for officers involved in 2018 fatal Bartlett standoff

The Shelby County District Attorney General announced Tuesday, there are no charges warranted against officers that were involved in a fatal standoff back in 2018.

School resource officer arrests man with gun inside Collierville High School

The school denied him entry at the front office, but soon after a student reported being approached by a stranger who asked for the easiest point of entry to the school.

MPD investigating fatal shooting in Raleigh

Memphis police are investigating a homicide investigation in Raleigh that has left one person dead.

TBI: Diapers, clothes, toys found alongside remains believed to be Evelyn Boswell

TBI special agent Brian Fraley testified in court that when he interviewed Megan Boswell, she made several false statements, which he said cost investigators time during the investigation.

1 injured after early morning officer-involved shooting in Mississippi

Mississippi investigators are searching for information after an officer-involved shooting early Monday morning.

  Teen charged in connection with Cordova shooting

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has charged a 17-year-old in connection with a shooting that left another 17-year-old extremely hurt in Cordova.

MPD: Suspect on the run after shooting leaves man critically injured

Memphis police are investigating a shooting at Prescott Road and Kimball Avenue, near Sherwood Park.

Motorcyclist killed in crash, SCSO says

A two-vehicle crash between a motorcycle and a recreational vehicle has left one person dead, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

  MPD investigating triple shooting in Hickory Hill

Two victims have been rushed to the hospital and a third victim is expected to be OK following a shooting in Hickory Hill, according to Memphis Police Department.

Cordova man arrested in Arkansas rape investigation

A Cordova man is set to appear before a judge later this month after he was arrested as a suspect in a reported rape investigation this week.

  TBI finds remains believed to be missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says investigators have found remains that are believed to be those of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell.

  Man carjacked at gunpoint in Cooper-Young

Memphis police are trying to find a man who carjacked a driver and fired a shot in Cooper-Young.

Man shot at Lester Community Center, police say

A man was shot Friday night at the Lester Community Center on Tillman Street, according to Memphis Police.

DeSoto Co. elementary school administrator charged with DUI

A representative of Desoto County Schools confirms Holly Alexander is on administrative leave while the matter is being investigated.

  Deputies identify second victim in deadly Shelby Co. crash

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has identified another victim of a deadly crash on Raleigh LaGrange Road last month.

Woman in critical condition after hit-and-run

Police say a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday evening.

  1 dead, 1 injured in Binghampton shooting

Memphis police are investigating after finding two shooting victims in Binghampton.

SCSO warns of jury duty scam

After receiving a number of complaints, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a jury duty scam.

Federal judge orders Tennessee resident back to Germany because of 1945 Nazi service

A U.S. immigration judge in Memphis has ordered a German citizen living in Tennessee to leave the country because of his service in Nazi Germany in 1945.

Millington Police searching for aggravated assault suspect

The Millington Police Department needs helping finding a man who’s wanted for aggravated domestic assault.

MPD looking for shooter accused of firing several shots after crash on I-240

A shooter is on the run after firing several shots after a crash near I-240 and Getwell. Officers were called to the scene around 6:40 Thursday morning.

Arrest made after 4-year-old girl shot in the leg while sleeping during drive-by in Memphis

Officers with the Memphis Police Department have made an arrest after a 4-year-old was shot in the leg while sleeping in her bedroom.

  MPD: Driver arrested after child hit by car on Mendenhall

A juvenile was hit by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Memphis Fire Department.

  MPD officer injured after cruiser struck by another driver in North Memphis

Memphis police officers swarmed an apartment complex in North Memphis after an officer’s cruiser was struck by another driver.

Authorities name Manila police officer on leave, victim following fatal shooting

A Manila police officer is on paid administrative leave following a fatal officer-involved shooting.

  Shelby County mayor says he hasn’t read sexual harassment suit against county filed by corrections officer

Controversy continues to swirl around Shelby County's embattled Director of Corrections, Anthony Alexander. A federal lawsuit recently filed against the county by a corrections employee makes claims of sexual harassment against Alexander and more.

Foul play not suspected after death of another inmate in Miss. prison system

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has reported the death of another inmate in the system.

4-year-old girl grazed by bullet during overnight drive-by in Memphis

Officers are searching for information after an overnight shooting in Memphis.

  SCSO: Arrest made after deadly shooting and kidnapping in Shelby County

Deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office have made an arrest after a double murder.

  Woman charged with killing local pastor appears in court

A woman charged in the death of a pastor may soon know her trial date. Latoshia Daniels’ attorney, Leslie Ballin said there’s a possibility a trial date may be set at Daniels’ next court appearance.

  MPD looking for vehicle involved in fatal pedestrian hit and run

Memphis Police Department is in search of a vehicle connected to a fatal pedestrian hit and run on Feb. 24.

  Several armed robberies at local wireless stores leave employees uneasy

The manager of a Mid-South wireless store tells WMC Action News 5 that he and his employees are scared after several other wireless stores were held up at gunpoint over the past week.

  Amber Alert: Judge denies reduced bond for mother of missing Tennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell

The judge denied the request by Megan Boswell’s lawyer to reduce her bond from $25,000 to $10,000.

  Man fatally shot in connection to weekend car robbery remains unidentified

Quincy Hunter, 25, is charged with murder after police say he shot and killed a man who was driving off in his car.

Parkway Village school locked down after nearby shooting

Officers responded to the scene near Goodlett and Forest View Drive to find a man shot outside of a building.

  ‘Stop sharing rumors:’ Sheriff pleads with public to stop spread of false info in Evelyn Boswell search

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said they will continue to share updates in the search for Evelyn Boswell that are not related to documents sealed by a grand jury, and they pleaded with the public to stop sharing false information.

  Suspect in Waterview Apartments killing makes 1st court appearance

Court documents show Jonathan Johnson told police he and another man planned on robbing the apartment where Antonio Tucker was found shot to death in December 2019.

  Man dead after police say he tried to steal car, shooter facing murder charges

New details have been released on a murder investigation at a busy intersection of Memphis. Official reports reveal the killing stemmed from a car theft.

  Man shot, killed while driving in Hickory Hill

A man was shot and killed in Hickory Hill Sunday, according to Memphis Police.

  Man detained after pedestrian hit, killed in Raleigh

Memphis police say a pedestrian was hit and killed in Raleigh Sunday night.

Debate continues as residents, elected officials work on vandalism, trash issues

A Poinsett County mayor said Friday that she has seen a lot of problems pile up in her town in recent weeks.

  Local leaders speak out against permitless carry legislation

More local leaders are voicing public opposition to Governor Bill Lee's proposal to remove gun carry permits and make Tennessee a “constitutional carry” state.

Affidavit: 18-year-old arrested, accused of bringing gun to Memphis high school

Memphis police took an 18-year-old into custody Friday for reportedly bringing a gun to school.

  Man arrested in connection with deadly December shooting, burglary

A man has been arrested for a December murder at Waterview Apartments near Germantown.

Southaven man arrested for insurance fraud after reporting his vandalized vehicles to police

A Southaven man is behind bars after previously reporting his vandalized vehicles to police.

  Reality TV dance teacher gets 9 months in prison for exposing teen dancer to HIV

According to District Attorney General Amy Weirich’s office, 30-year-old John Conner III must serve four years of sex offender probation after spending nine months in prison, and he must register as a sex offender for life.

  Memphis Catholic Diocese releases list of clergy 'credibly accused of sexual misconduct’

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has released a list of 20 priests who once served in west Tennessee “credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors.”

  Man charged with vehicular homicide following deadly crash

A man has been charged in connection with a deadly crash on Thursday night.

  Suspect charged in Coldwater, Miss. officer-involved shooting

The man investigators say shot an officer during an unrelated traffic stop in January has been arrested and charged.